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    Clodagh Chapman presents

    Ladyfriends

    Fri 6 - Sat 7 May at 9pm
    Tickets £12 (£10)
    ARCHIVE
    Annie and Christabel are dating. Historians dispute this on the grounds of 'inaccuracies' and 'lack of scholastic rigour' and 'the over-interpretation of the fact that women shared bedrooms'.



    Content Notice
    Running Time 60 minutes
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeThemes of homophobia/lesbophobia
    Health Notice
    Health NoticeFlashing lights, haze, loud noise, visual effects (e.g. streamers, glitter curtains, confetti cannons)

    Annie and Christabel are dating. Historians dispute this on the grounds of 'inaccuracies' and 'lack of scholastic rigour' and 'the over-interpretation of the fact that women shared bedrooms'.

    Ladyfriends is a high-octane romp through love letters, third dates, and lesbian period dramas - via the (probably) true stories of Annie Kenney and Christabel Pankhurst. Rammed with live music and film, it digs up real-life queer history to ask the age-old question: "are we dating, or are we just really good friends?”

    Expect confetti, GIFs, and power ballads.

    (There might be a PowerPoint too.)

    Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England

    "A brilliant show full of heart – it’s history that is far from dull and has been smacked through a queer kaleidoscope of charm, dark humour and vibrancy."
    The Guardian
    "Startlingly inventive"
    Irish Film London
    "A queer anthology which sizzles with an electric energy"
    VAULT Emerging Critics
    "As hilarious as it is heart-warming. A whirlwind joyride of LGBTQI history… that will have you walking back into the right here and now with a big smile on your face."
    DIVA Magazine

    “Such a crucial part of the UK theatre ecology… Developing artists and audiences”

    The Guardian, 2016